Why Is Winter Snow Extent Interesting?

Guest post by Steven Goddard Several people keep asking why am I focused on winter snow extent.  This seems fairly obvious, but I will review here: Snow falls in the winter, in places where it is cold.  Snow does not generally fall in the summer, because it is too warm. Winter snow extent is a…

U.N. Climate Chief Resigns

From the New York Times By JOHN M. BRODER WASHINGTON — Yvo de Boer, the stolid Dutch bureaucrat who led the international climate change negotiations over four tumultuous years, is resigning his post as of July 1, the United Nations said on Thursday. In a statement announcing his departure, Mr. de Boer expressed disappointment that…

John Coleman's next TV special airs tonight

Press release: NEW KUSI-TV SPECIAL REPORT DOCUMENTS THE GLOBAL WARMING MELTDOWN In a follow-up to the hit KUSI show “Global Warming: The Other Side”, iconic weatherman John Coleman documents the latest developments in Climategate. “Global Warming: Meltdown” airs Thursday at 9pm PT on KUSI-TV in San Diego and on KUSI.COM New revelations have brought a…

Blame it on Asia, yeah that's the ticket

From Nature Asian pollution delays inevitable warming Dirty power plants exert temporary protective effect. Jeff Tollefson The grey, sulphur-laden skies overlying parts of Asia have a bright side — they reflect sunlight back into space, moderating temperatures on the ground. Scientists are now exploring how and where pollution from power plants could offset, for a…